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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Ready for takeoff! Vietnam: The Helicopter War exhibit

 

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Vietnam: The Helicopter exhibit

The Vietnam Center and Archive is proud to announce that the Vietnam: The Helicopter War exhibit is on its way to Australia.

The National VietnamVeterans Museumin Phillip Island, Australia, island just south of Melbourne, Victoria, will host the exhibit starting November 17th 2013 and ending January 26th 2014.

In the summer of 2013, the exhibit was on display in Lubbock’s Silent Wings Museum for the first time. Then, it was displayed in Midland,Texas. And now, a year from its creation, the exhibit will be available to the Australian public.

4 Comments »

  1. I am reminded of the Aviator’s Prayer in Vietnam…
    “God give me the eyes of an eagle, the stealth of a stalking tiger and the balls of an Army Helicoptet Pilot”
    I can’t imagine their record of heroism ever being surpassed in any branch of the defence forces, ever!

    Comment by Ron McLaren — Friday, October 4, 2013 @ 11:52 pm

  2. There is not enough words to describe the way this aircraft was used in Nam and other conflicts of war and Peace time use
    She was an unselfish beautiful lady and the wop wop was unmistakable to all whom served with her

    Rest in peace young lady you have done your time

    Comment by Grub — Saturday, October 5, 2013 @ 12:47 am

  3. I will be down in Phillip Island to have a look at the Display

    Comment by Grub — Saturday, October 5, 2013 @ 12:50 am

  4. Can I go as an Escort and stay in Aussie land? Amazing our friends the Australians are quite deserving and God Bless them.
    When you all come back how about a tour in Vermont.

    Comment by JAMES B BEYERSDORF HMC USN RET — Saturday, October 5, 2013 @ 5:48 am

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